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Hardly Worth the Trouble 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Trad, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: FA Rusty Garing FFA Dwight Kroll / Bob Fuller
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Submitted By: Matthew Geyer on Apr 28, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: Hardly Worth the Trouble, 5.7


"Actually worth the trouble. Starts on the ledge above and behind Handjob. Climb the crack in the [right facing]corner. FA Rusty Garing and frineds, 1970. FFA Dwight Kroll and Bob Fuller, January 1978." that's what's written in the Slater guide. Fun lil high-step-mantle move to get to the ledge where the crack begins.


see the topo photo


"Pro 1.5" to 3""

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By John Knight
May 28, 2012

You may want to bring a small nut or cam to protect the "step across" move at the start. Nice climb. I just wish it were a 100' longer.
By Ryan Nevius
From: The Range of Light
Jul 8, 2012
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Worth the trouble. I used a #0 Mastercam at the start and then pro from .75 to 2" for the crack.
By Floyd Hayes
Aug 14, 2013
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

A bit harder than I expected for 5.7.

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